Northwest Electric Meter School – Track C Agenda

Monday, August 22, 2022

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Registration for Optional Metering Math Class Students
Track A students and anyone who signed up for the Optional Math Class will check in for the school.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
General Registration
Registration opens for all students.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Metering Math – Optional
Whether you are new to the school or a returning student, you are invited to join this optional class to review and refresh the math skills necessary for success at meter school.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Keynote Presentation

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Design Features of Solid State Meters + Metering Accessories

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Introduction to Pulse Metering

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Electronic Meter Calculations

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Field Test Instruments

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Phasors
Phasors are an important tool for describing and analyzing electrical quantities. Part I will explore basic phasor description and math helpful to the Meter Tech, and begin some metering applications.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Phasors – Part II
Part II will investigate specific phasor representations of the various meter forms, and conclude with some troubleshooting techniques.

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Vendor Display

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Load Profiling

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM
Cookout
Come enjoy food, beverages, networking and the opportunty for door prizes.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Primary Metering
This class will cover basic concepts of metering a high voltage load, how to build a primary metering package, some tips, and pitfalls to avoid.

9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Section 2 Phase Angle Metering Lab

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Section 1 Bi-Directional Metering

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Section 1 Phase Angle Metering Lab

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Section 2 Bi-Directional Metering

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Lunch

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Basic Programming Concepts

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Testing Solid State Metering

Thursday, August 25, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Safety Presentation
Presentation on safety topics working with electricity on electrical apparatus. Open forum, where a consensus of ideas are discussed on improving better working methods and habits to work more safely.

9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Application of Electronic Meter Programs Lab
Suppliers demonstrate how to communicate with their software and electronic meters, replace and download programs, maintain and update register data, and upload meter data. Installing software Monday morning or online prior to school (if available) is required. Students must choose their preferred supplier during registration: Honeywell-Elster Solutions; Aclara; Itron; Landis + Gyr.

12:15 AM – 1:15 PM
Lunch

1:15 AM – 4:30 PM
Creation of Electronic Meter Programs Lab
Suppliers demonstrate how to create specialized programs for their electronic meters, including load profile, time of use and multifunction programs. Installing software Monday morning or online prior to school (if available) is required. Students must choose their preferred supplier during registration: Honeywell-Elster Solutions; Aclara; Itron; Landis + Gyr.

Friday, August 26, 2022

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Installation Planning

9:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Discussion/Examination/Evaluation